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Beginners Manual to Hydrated and Glowing Skin in Canada's Winter Chill

The winter months in Canada bring a unique set of challenges for our skin, with biting winds, chilly temperatures, and indoor heating stripping away precious moisture. However, with a mindful skincare routine, the right products, and the best help, you can maintain a luminous and hydrated complexion even in the face of Canada's winter chill.

girl laying in the snow with lack jacket on

Gentle Cleansing for Winter Skin:

  • Start your winter skincare routine with a gentle cleanser to avoid over-drying your skin. Look for hydrating cleansers that help maintain the skin's natural moisture barrier. Cleansing too frequently or with harsh products can exacerbate winter dryness.

Hydration Essentials from Vivier, Alastin, and Neocutis:

  • Embrace the hydrating power of skincare products designed to combat winter dryness. Consider incorporating the following products into your daily routine:

    • Vivier Ultimage: This anti-aging cream provides essential moisture and promotes a youthful complexion. Use it morning and night to nourish and revitalize your skin.

    • Alastin HydraTint Pro Mineral Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 36: Protect your skin from UV rays while maintaining hydration. The tinted formula adds a touch of radiance to your winter look.

    • Alastin HA Serum: You'll never find hydration quite like this. Keep your skin glowing and hydrated by adding this to your daily routine.

    • Neocutis Bio-Serum Intensive Treatment: Rejuvenate your skin with this intensive serum, rich in growth factors and antioxidants. Apply it in the evening to support your skin's renewal processes.

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Humidify Your Indoor Space:

  • Combat the drying effects of indoor heating by using a humidifier. Adding moisture to the air helps prevent your skin from becoming excessively dry and flaky.

Stay Hydrated from the Inside Out:

  • Don't forget the importance of internal hydration. Drink plenty of water throughout the day to ensure your skin is well-hydrated from within. Herbal teas and hydrating foods like fruits and vegetables can also contribute to your skin's moisture levels.

Protective Layers Against the Elements:

  • Create a barrier against Canada's winter winds by applying a rich moisturizer. Consider layering your skincare products to provide an extra shield of protection. Don't forget to apply a broad-spectrum sunscreen, even on cloudy days, to guard against UV damage.

chemical peel before and after photo: one side shows dull, textured skin, the other side shows glowing, smooth skin

Treat Yourself to Professional TLC:

  • Consider professional treatments to give your skin a boost of hydration and radiance. Treatments such as medical peels can exfoliate and renew your skin, while PRP therapy can stimulate collagen production for a more youthful appearance.

Mindful Makeup Choices:

  • Opt for makeup products with hydrating ingredients to enhance your winter glow. Look for foundations and concealers that offer moisture and luminosity, helping you achieve a natural and dewy finish.

Canada's winter may be chilly, but with a dedicated skincare routine and the right products, you can keep your skin hydrated and glowing all season long. Embrace the power of products from Vivier, Alastin, and Neocutis, follow our winter skincare tips, and consider professional treatments for that extra touch of radiance. With a little extra care, you can face the winter months with confidence, knowing your skin is well-nourished and beautifully luminous.


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